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Shrove Tuesday

noun
1.
the last day of Shrovetide, long observed as a season of merrymaking before Lent.
Origin of Shrove Tuesday
1490-1500
1490-1500; shrove + Tuesday
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British Dictionary definitions for Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday

noun
1.
the last day of Shrovetide; Pancake Day
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